Local College Sports Update

ECC Soccer was able to down MCCAC conference and NJCAA Region 16 opponent St. Louis Community College by a score of 6-2. The Falcons are now 7-7 on the season with six games remaining before the Region 16 Tournament at the end of October.

ECC Volleyball hosted a six team tournament over the weekend and collected a win over Cottey College by scores of 25-20 & 25-22 in a best two out three set match. The Falcons went the distance against the top two teams in the tournament falling in three sets to Northeastern Oklahoma 25-12, 20-25, 8-15 and MCC-Longview 25-20, 20-25, 11-15.

The Falcon Softball squad finished their final weekend of the fall exhibition season collecting three victories. The first came over Evangel University in Springfield, MO by a score of 5-4. The Falcons were able to knock of their first four year school of the fall season. The other victories came at home with wins over St. Louis Community College by scores of 5-0 and 5-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 23 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 50 min ago

Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with two first round games this evening...
Borgia 82 Union 61. Spencer Juergens led Borgia with 18 points. Walt Eckelkamp pumped in 17. The Knights improve to 11-4. Nick Ziegler paced Union with 18. Ethan Hughes added 13 as the Wildcats dipped to 4-11